A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 73 km SSE of Shishmaref, Alaska (45 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.2165 West, latitude 65.7021 North, depth = 14.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 06:47:03 / October 22, 2019 @ 6:47 am. The temblor was detected at 21:47:03 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.2 km (9 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019djze22e. Id of event: ak019djze22e.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 73 km SSE of Shishmaref, Alaska.
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